The European Union project – Advocate II – is close to completion.
As Autonomous Vehicles are currently undergoing a transition from a research tool to real application, they are expected to work more reliably and safely. There are additional requirements for the design and operation of such vehicles in terms of fault-detection and -recovery and real autonomy (adaptability to unforeseen situations).
The aim of ADVOCATE II is to design and develop an architecture to increase the performance of unmanned underwater and ground robotic applications.
Advocate II is a European Union project running under the IST program (IST-2001-34508). The project runs until April 30th 2005.
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